AziPac Limited (AziPac), the Seacrest Group backed E&P company focussed on the maritime basins offshore Asia Pacific and the Bay of Bengal, has taken a 40% participating interest in the Bone PSC offshore Indonesia.
Upon completion of the farm-out, the participating interests in the PSC will be: Mitra Energy (Indonesia Bone) Ltd 60%, Azimuth Indonesia Limited 40%
This farm-out remains subject to the approval of the Government of Indonesia.
The Bone PSC is situated in Bone Bay, offshore South Sulawesi, and lies in water depths extending from the coast to over 2,000m. The block covers an area of 7,516 km², which is equivalent to approximately 327 Gulf of Mexico blocks or 31 UK Central North Sea blocks.
David Sturt, Director of AziPac, commented: “We are very pleased to have joined Mitra in this exciting block. The Bone PSC area benefits both from a very prospective petroleum system, as well as an ideal geographical position within the regional markets. We look forward to progressing the exploration and development of this high potential asset.”
Press Release, June 09, 2014